About the NAHJ
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists.
NAHJ has over 2,000 members, including working journalists, journalism students, other media-related professionals and journalism educators.
- To organized and provide support for Hispanic Journalists.
- To encourage and support the study and practices of journalism and communications by Hispanics.
- To promote accurate and fair treatment of Hispanics by the news media.
- To further employment opportunities and career development for Hispanics in the news media.
- To foster greater understanding of the unique cultural identity, interests and concerns of Hispanic Journalists.
For more information visit: http://www.nahj.org/nahj-mission/
NAHJ General Scholarships
Rubén Salazar Scholarship Fund
NAHJ offers scholarships each year to full-time undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in journalism in English or Spanish-language media, or both. The scholarships, ranging from $1,000 - $2,000, are open to students attending four-year and community colleges in the Unites States and Puerto Rico.
NAHJ Student Project
The NAHJ Student Project gives college students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in a real-life newsroom setting during the annual conference. Under the guidance of professional mentors, students will write, report, shoot and edit video, shoot photos and cover events on social media, honing skills needed to compete in today’s media market. Project alumni have gone on to work in some of the top media outlets in the country.
For more information visit: http://www.nahj.org/category/students/